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I fell inside a casino on an incline. Injured both my ankles and have even on crutches for over 3 weeks. Can I sue?

Montgomery, AL |

No one came to see if I was OK , even though the fall occurred right outside the security room doors . I had to be carried out of the casino on my husbands back . There are no signs posted of an incline or uneven floor in this area . What should I do , or do I have a case ?

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  1. Why didn't you report this to security?

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  2. Make sure the incident was reported. Immediately contact an experienced personal injury attorney. The attorney can view the scene , looking at the incline and lighting,and request the security tape to view the fall. Other factors that will play into this involve your own contact. For example were you drinking or fooling around before the fall? If a lawsuit is filed the injury attorney will discover any prior falls at this location.

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  3. You should report and contact an attorney. Did you take any pictures? You might have a case, but should discuss all facts with an experienced slip and fall attorney.

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  4. Make sure that the accident is reported to the casino and retain an attorney. It will help if you an take photographs of the area that caused your fall including the slope of the walkway as well as the lighting and handrails if any.


  5. Whether or not you have a case depends on detailed analysis of all facts and circumstances surrounding your accident. That's why the reccomendation to consult with an experienced attorney in your area. Slip and fall accidents do NOT represent the 'open and shut' case that many believe. Here's why: [Click Article at Blue Link Below]

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  6. Consult an attorney ASAP and hopefully you reported the incident or at a minimum, if you didn't, got an employees or a witnesses name and contact information.

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  7. Perhaps. Have a local personal injury lawyer investigate.

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  8. Yes. We bring casino cases quite frequently. File a report and hire an attorney.

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  9. Must contact atty asap in tat area. The area needs to be examined to see if there is anything dangerous about it. Usually every part of a casino is under video surveillance, so your reporting this to the casino before seeing an atty (which you should do immediately) is not as important. (In my opinion). Id like the atty to have a chance to get out there tio see the area this happened, before the casino goes and does something to change its condition. That is why I suggest you hire an atty right away and ask the atty to get out there to the scene immediately, and then after that, have atty notify the casino and request the video.


  10. See a doctor, see a lawyer, see the links.

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